There’s nothing like private dining to make a celebration truly memorable. Whatever kind of party you’re planning, Victoria is home to a plethora of eclectic, elegant and exclusive spaces available for hire
M Victoria Street
Victoria’s coolest concept restaurant has a number of clever private spaces that will make you and your friends feel like you're in a James Bond film for the night. The super stylish restaurant offers plenty of flexible options, from the Wine Bar & Tasting Room to the beautiful La Plume dining room in the heart of the restaurant and the ultra exclusive M Den, accessible in true 007 style via a secret wall.
M Victoria St, Zig Zag Building, 74 Victoria St SW1E 6SQ; mrestaurants.co.uk
As Victoria’s biggest pub, it’s only natural that Greenwood is home to a number of stylish spaces available for hire. There are six areas in total including private booths, the intimate Lounge Library and the entire upstairs Sports Lounge, which provides hours of entertainment in the form of big screen TVs, Shuffleboard and American 8-Ball pool tables and pinball machines.
Greenwood, 170 Victoria St, SW1E 5LB; greenwoodlondon.com
Nordic-French restaurant Aster is renowned for its elegant, modern Scandi interiors. Where better to impress friends and family? Not only does Aster have a secluded Private Dining room which can accomodate 16, but its dedicated upstairs Wine Room can also be hired for parties, meetings or even bespoke wine-tasting events.
Aster, 150 Victoria St, SW1E 5LB; aster-restaurant.com
Immerse yourself in the sounds and smells of Madrid without having to leave SW1 with private dining at Ibérica. The bar and outdoor spaces are all available for hire or, for a more intimate affair, the Spanish restaurant has a small upstairs private dining room that seats up to seven. You and your guests will be entertained with copious amounts of sangria and authentic jamón iberico hand carved before your very eyes.
Ibérica, 5-6 ZigZag Building, 68 Victoria St, SW1E 6SQ; ibericarestaurants.com
Sticks 'n' Sushi
Sticks’n’Sushi serve high-quality, fresh food based on a unique combination of traditional sushi and yakitori sticks from the grill. So for those less keen on fish, there is a selection of chicken, pork, beef and vegetable skewers - all grilled fresh to order. Book thier curtained-off semi-private dining area for groups of up to 18 diners.
Sticks 'n Sushi, Sir Simon Milton Square, Victoria SW1E 5DJ
Rail House Café
Still a relative newcomer on Victoria’s dining scene, Rail House Café has already cemented itself as one of the coolest restaurants in SW1, not only for its delicious menus but also for its innovative interior design. There are three spaces for hire: the Puffing Devil for large parties, the cosy ‘snug’ on the ground floor which can accommodate 20, and an upstairs space flooded with natural light from the statement floor-to-ceiling windows.
Rail House Café, 8 Sir Simon Milton Square, SW1E 5DJ; railhouse.cafe